English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom

A dictionary of English slang and colloquialisms

A monster online dictionary of the rich colourful language we call slang... all from a British perspective, with new slang added every month. If you are unable to immediately find the term you are looking for, try the slang search. A short essay giving an outline of the parameters of this dictionary and brief information on slang can be accessed on the


introduction - please read the introduction before submitting any slang for inclusion in the dictionary. Should you wish to do further research I have presented a selection of good source material... books, on the bibliography page. You can catch the dictionary of slang on Twitter.

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